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BCHM 10000 - Introduction To Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 2.00. A survey of modern biochemistry using case studies that highlight general theories and unifying concepts. This course is open to all students and does not require any college science courses as background or prerequisite. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division, GTC-Science, Tech & Society, UC-Science, Tech & Society

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. Students will appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences. Students will understand the contribution of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 22100 - Analytical Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 3.00. Discussion of qualitative and quantitative analysis of biological compounds including pH measurement and control, spectrophotometry, measurement of radioactivity; theoretical basis of various separation techniques, including chromatography and electrophoresis; application of these methods to separation and analysis of biological compounds. Laboratory sessions will provide practical experience in the use of these methods. This course is designed for biochemistry majors. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 27500 - Honors Course - Lower Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to first and second-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Restriction: Enrollment in an honors program. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Honors, Lower Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Critical thinking. 2. Communication. 3. Professional preparation. 4. Scientific principles. 5. Teamwork. 6. Cultural understanding. 7. Social science principles. 8. Civic responsibilities.


BCHM 29000 - Experimental Design Seminar
Credit Hours: 2.00. Introduction to fundamentals of scientific principles and practice in biochemistry. Students will learn how to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. Intended for sophomores. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will have an understanding of the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. Students will have an appreciation of ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences. Students will communicate scientific knowledge, experiments and conclusions effectively as speakers and writers.


BCHM 29800 - Introduction To Biochemistry Research
Credit Hours: 1.00 or 2.00. Supervised individual research. This course is intended to provide an introduction to independent undergraduate research. The primary goal of this experience is to learn the mechanics of laboratory science. Students will learn to work in a real laboratory situation where experiments are not preassembled for them. Students will record their data in laboratory notebooks, and gain experience in trouble-shooting and critically analyzing the results of their experiments. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 OR 2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. 2. Use scientific instrumentation to evaluate the activity or function of biological macromolecules. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of analytical and preparative methods that can be applied to biochemistry. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of accepted safe laboratory practices. 5. Demonstrate laboratory experience working with a diverse group of individuals as part of a research team. 6. Demonstrate the ability to organize and document laboratory procedures and results. 7. Appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences.


BCHM 29801 - Head Start To Introductory Biochemistry Research
Credit Hours: 0.50 to 1.00. Supervised individual research. Weeks 9-16. This course is intended to provide a brief introduction to independent undergraduate research. Students should plan on continuing their research in the same laboratory in the following semester. The primary goal of this course is to gain experience working side-by-side with researchers in a real laboratory setting. Students will begin to learn how to best record their data in laboratory notebooks, and gain experience in trouble-shooting and critically analyzing the results of their experiments. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.500 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Lower Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. 2. Students will use scientific instrumentation to evaluate the activity or function of biological macromolecules. 3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of analytical and preparative methods that can be applied to biochemistry. 4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted safe laboratory practices. 5. Students will demonstrate laboratory experience working with a diverse group of individuals as part of a research team. 6. Students will demonstrate the ability to organize and document laboratory procedures and results. 7. Students will appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences.


BCHM 30700 - Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to the chemistry, function, and metabolism of compounds found in the living organism. Typically offered Fall Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Credit By Exam, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 30900 - Biochemistry Laboratory
Credit Hours: 1.00. Experiments that introduce methods for analysis and separation of biological molecules and that illustrate the biochemical and metabolic concepts covered in BCHM 30700. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 32200 - Analytical Biochemistry II
Credit Hours: 2.00. Modern biochemical techniques for the purification and characterization of biological macromolecules, with a focus on proteins and nucleic acids. This is a project-oriented course where students begin by purifying an enzyme by chromatography and then characterizing various aspects of the enzyme and its gene throughout the semester. Emphasis will be placed on quantitative analysis of properties such as enzymatic activity, molecular interactions, and gene expression as well as the principles of designing assays to measure biochemical phenomena. Use of bioinformatics tools and common computer software for data mining and to facilitate data analysis will be integrated. The course will culminate with preparation of a manuscript-style report describing the enzyme/gene characterization. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Laboratory, Lecture
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 36100 - Molecules
Credit Hours: 3.00. A lecture course that relates biochemistry to organic chemistry. Chemical principles relevant to the assembly and function of macromolecules, the logic of biological free energy conversion, and enzyme catalysis are emphasized, all of which provide a foundation for the study of metabolism. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the chemical structures of the building blocks of biological macromolecules, including amino acids, nucleotides, sugars and fatty acids. 2. Demonstrate knowledge of the higher order structures of proteins, nucleic acids and polysaccharides. 3. Understand the principles of enzyme catalysis and regulation. 4. Demonstrate knowledge of lipid membrane structure and function. 5. Understand how energy is harvested and utilized by biological systems. 6. Demonstrate knowledge of analytical and preparative methods that can be applied to biochemistry. 7. Understand the contributions of the discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 39000 - Professional Development Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. The objective of this course is to help biochemistry students with professional development and career planning. Students will learn about career possibilities, interview skills, job search strategies, graduate and professional school applications, resume construction and industrial practices. Intended for juniors. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will understand the contributions of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment. Students will acquire information literacy: the ability to locate, evaluate, and utilize information in the disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology that is required for research, data analysis, and communication.


BCHM 40000 - Biochemistry Study Abroad
Credit Hours: 0.00 to 8.00. Utilized to record credits earned through participation in Purdue study abroad programs with cooperating foreign universities. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits


BCHM 46200 - Metabolism
Credit Hours: 3.00. A lecture course to provide students with a broad and thorough understanding of core metabolic pathways and how they are resulted. Anabolic and catabolic processes of metabolic pathways will be studied at the biochemical, structural, genetic and molecular levels. Students will learn to appreciate how the various metabolic pathways are integrated and how the fundamental metabolic pathways relate to medicine, agriculture and human disease. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Students will understand the contributions of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 46300 - Macromolecular Machines
Credit Hours: 3.00. A tour of the cell from the perspective of the macromolecules. This course examines how the three-dimensional structures of biological molecules confer cellular function. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Students will communicate scientific knowledge, experiments and conclusions effectively as speakers and writers. Students will acquire information literacy: the ability to locate, evaluate and utilize information in the disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology that is required for research, data analysis and communication.


BCHM 46500 - Biochemistry Of Life Processes
Credit Hours: 2.00. Major questions in biochemistry and contemporary approaches to these problems. Material covered in class will primarily be derived from primary literature. Students will continue to develop the skills needed to critically read, evaluate, and assimilate the primary scientific literature. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. Students will acquire information literacy: the ability to locate, evaluate and utilize information in the disciplines of biochemistry and molecular biology that is required for research, data analysis and communication. Students will appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences. Students will understand the contribution of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 47500 - Honors Course - Upper Division
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Utilized to offer a new honors course for a maximum of three years. Variable title, credit, and instructional type. Course may be repeated for credit if content and titles are different. Offered primarily to third- and fourth-year students. Courses offered must be approved by departmental or program faculty and College of Agriculture Honors Committee. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits

Learning Objectives: 1. Demonstrate critical thinking by using data and reasoning to develop sound responses to complex problems. 2. Demonstrate the ability to write and speak with effectiveness while considering audience and purpose. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of a range of cultures and an understanding of human values and points of view of other than their own. 4. Demonstrate awareness of civic responsibility to community and society at large. 5. Demonstrate proficiency in their chosen discipline that incorporates knowledge, skills, technology, and professional conduct. Demonstrate use of the scientific method to identify problems, formulate and text hypotheses, conduct experiments and analyze data, and derive conclusions. 6. Demonstrate ability to apply social, economic, political, and environmental principles to living in a global community. 7. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as part of a problem-solving team.


BCHM 49000 - Undergraduate Seminar
Credit Hours: 1.00. Discussion of individual student's research projects peformed in BCHM 49800, BCHM 49900 or BCHM 57200. Preparation of posters and public seminars based upon research results obtained in BCHM 49800, BCHM 49900 or BCHM 57200. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 49500 - Special Assignments
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 3.00. Special work in biochemistry not included in other courses. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits


BCHM 49800 - Research In Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Supervised individual research. This course is intended to provide the opportunity for in-depth, independent undergraduate research. The students enrolled in this course will learn how to devise hypotheses, design experiments that test their hypotheses, record their data in laboratory notebooks, critically analyze the results of their analyses, and present their findings to others in written form. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division, Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. 2. Students will communicate scientific knowledge, experiments and conclusions effectively as speakers and writers. 3. Students will use scientific instrumentation to evaluate the activity or function of biological macromolecules. 4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of analytical and preparative methods that can be applied to biochemistry. 5. Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted safe laboratory practices. 6. Students will demonstrate laboratory experience working with a diverse group of individuals as part of a research team. 7. Students will demonstrate the ability to organize and document laboratory procedures and results. 8. Students will describe research projects in an oral presentation that can be readily understood by a general scientific audience. 9. Students will appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences.


BCHM 49801 - Head Start To Biochemistry Research
Credit Hours: 0.50 to 2.00. Supervised individual research. Weeks 9-16. This course is intended to provide a brief research experience in preparation for in-depth, independent undergraduate research the following semester. The students enrolled in this course will begin to learn how to devise hypotheses, design experiments that test their hypotheses, record their data in laboratory notebooks, critically analyze the results of their analyses, and present their findings to others in written form. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.500 TO 2.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. 2. Students will communicate scientific knowledge, experiments and conclusions effectively as speakers and writers. 3. Students will use scientific instrumentation to evaluate the activity or function of biological macromolecules. 4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of analytical and preparative methods that can be applied to biochemistry. 5. Students will demonstrate knowledge of accepted safe laboratory practices. 6. Students will demonstrate laboratory experience working with a diverse group of individuals as part of a research team. 7. Students will demonstrate the ability to organize and document laboratory procedures and results. 8. Students will describe research projects in an oral presentation that can be readily understood by a general scientific audience. 9. Students will appreciate the ethical issues facing professionals in the life sciences.


BCHM 49900 - Honors Thesis In Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course is intended to provide the opportunity for in-depth, independent undergraduate research. The students enrolled in this course will learn how to devise hypotheses, design experiments that test their hypotheses, record their data in laboratory notebooks, critically analyze the results of their analyses, and present their findings to others in the form of a written thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Individual Study, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Honors, Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 1 times


BCHM 56100 - General Biochemistry I
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides upper-division undergraduate and graduate students with basic understanding of biochemical and structural properties of amino acids, nucleic acids, lipids, and carbohydrates. This course allows students to connect the relationship between structure and function of biomolecules. In addition, students learn to understand enzyme properties, enzyme mechanism of action, and enzyme regulation. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      North Central
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. 2. Students will understand the scientific method. They will be able to develop hypotheses, design experiments, and critically analyze results to create new knowledge. 3. Students will be skilled laboratory scientists. They will perform a wide variety of biochemical and molecular techniques. 4. Students will understand the contributions of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 56200 - General Biochemistry II
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course provides upper-division undergraduate and graduate students with an understanding of core metabolic pathways. Anabolic and catabolic processes of metabolic pathways are studied. Biochemical and structural knowledge is used to determine how enzymes and coenzymes are needed to regulate and control metabolic pathways. Typically offered Spring.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      North Central
      West Lafayette

Learning Objectives: 1. Students will understand the molecular principles of life based on the core disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics. 2. Students will understand the contributions of our discipline to society, including improvements to medicine, agriculture, the economy and the environment.


BCHM 57200 - Advanced Biochemical Techniques
Credit Hours: 3.00. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with the instructor before registering for the course. Modern techniques for the isolation, purification, and characterization of biological macromolecules. Advanced techniques of protein and nucleic acid chemistry. Emphasis will be placed on recombinant DNA technology, including the isolation, cloning, and characterization of genes. Specific projects will be designed to meet individual student interests. Permission of department required. Typically offered Fall.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Laboratory

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


BCHM 59300 - Chemistry Of Metabolism
Credit Hours: 1.00. The course objective is to provide beginning graduate students with an understanding of the organic chemical basis of metabolic transformations. Pathways are not emphasized, but the chemical principles that govern some of the reactions are emphasized. Special emphasis is placed on carbon-carbon bond formation, nitrogen insertion, and the formation of structures with aromatic rings. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette


BCHM 60100 - Critical Analysis Of Biochemical Research Literature I
Credit Hours: 2.00. The objective of this course is to assist students in acquiring the skills needed to read critically, evaluate, and assimilate the primary scientific literature. This objective will be accomplished by instructor-guided discussions of the hypotheses, experimental data, conclusions, and scientific merit of assigned manuscript(s) taken from the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. Topics for discussion initially will focus on the structure, organization, review process, and ethical issues related to scientific manuscripts. As the semester progresses, discussions will focus on the hypotheses being tested, quality of the data, and validity of the conclusions. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 60200 - Critical Analysis Of Biochemical Research Literature II
Credit Hours: 2.00. Builds on the skills developed in BCHM 601. Students will continue to enhance their analytical skills, and class discussions will be conducted at a more sophisticated level and will go into greater depth. Class discussions will focus more on the analysis and evaluation of current methodologies and hypotheses in the biochemical and molecular biological literature. Students will be evaluated primarily on their preparation and participation in each class discussion. Prerequisite: BCHM 60100. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Spring.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 63000 - Analytical Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 2.00. Theoretical and practical aspects of techniques used in the qualitative and quantitative analysis of biological materials. Techniques to be discussed include gas chromatography, combination gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, high speed liquid chromatography, affinity chromatography, electrophoresis, centrifugation, radiochemical procedures, absorption spectroscopy, and fluorescence spectroscopy. Emphasis will be placed on the application of these techniques to the solution of current biochemical problems. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: BCHM 56200. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 64500 - Biochemistry Of Nucleic Acids
Credit Hours: 1.00. Structure-function relationships in RNA and DNA with emphasis on bacteriophage. Punctuation sequences recognized during transcription and translation; palindromes as substrates for restriction endonucleases and sites of repressor binding. General and site-specific recombination, replication. Molecular cloning in plasmid, cosmid, and phage vectors. Offered in alternate summers. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100 and 56200. Typically offered Summer.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 65900 - Structure, Function Of Proteins
Credit Hours: 1.00. A critical treatment of structure-function relationships of proteins. Protein purification, amino acid sequence analysis, chemical modifications of proteins, protein folding, active sites, and protein-protein interactions will be discussed. The ways in which the chemical properties of the individual amino acid side chains influence the structures, chemical properties, and enzymatic reactivities of proteins will be emphasized throughout the course. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100 and 56200. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 66000 - Structure, Function Of Nucleic Acids
Credit Hours: 1.00. A critical treatment of structure-function relationships of nucleic acids. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100 or 56200. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 66300 - Membranes Structure, Function, Control
Credit Hours: 1.00. A critical introduction to structure and function of biological membranes. Topics include mobilities of membrane constituents, properties of membrane proteins, mechanisms of membrane transport, membrane synthesis and flow, secretion, receptors, and signal transduction. Prerequisite: BCHM 56100 and 56200. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 66400 - Bioenergetics
Credit Hours: 2.00. (BIOL 60000) Energy transduction in biological membranes: physical chemical foundations; electron transfer, proton translocation; and active transport. Atomic structures of integral membrane protein complexes responsible for respiratory, photosynthetic generation of electrochemical potential; ATPase motor, and structure-based mechanisms. A full year of general biochemistry and at least one semester of physical chemistry are strongly recommended before taking this course. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 66500 - Enzyme Mechanisms
Credit Hours: 1.00. This course will build upon the foundations of BCHM 659. Topics include mechanisms of binding, catalysis, and inhibition. Examples used are from the literature to discuss biochemical and molecular biological approaches to studying protein function. Prerequisite: BCHM 65900. Typically offered Fall.
1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 69000 - Seminar In Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 1.00. Seminary In Biochemistry. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Practice Study Observation

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

BCHM 69300 - Molecular Mechanisms Of Signal Transduction
Credit Hours: 2.00. The molecular basis for the major intracellular signaling pathways of eukaryotes will be covered. Lectures will emphasize the structure, function, and regulation of key proteins involved in reversible protein phosphorylation, calcium mobilization, phospholipid turnover, cyclic nucleotide metabolism, and transmembrane signaling in response to hormone and growth factors. Prerequisite: BCHM 65900 and 66300. Typically offered Fall.
2.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

BCHM 69500 - Special Topics In Biochemistry
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 4.00. Critical examination of developments in specialized fields of biochemistry. Open to candidates for the Ph.D. degree in biochemistry; others by special permission of the professor in charge. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring.
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Individual Study, Lecture

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry

Course Attributes:
Variable Title

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


BCHM 69800 - Research MS Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research MS Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times

BCHM 69900 - Research PhD Thesis
Credit Hours: 1.00 to 18.00. Research PhD Thesis. Permission of instructor required. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 TO 18.000 Credit hours

Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Research

Offered By: College of Agriculture
Department: Biochemistry


May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated an unlimited number of times


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